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Old School Educator — Leo Casanave still impacting kids after 50 years

Old School Educator — Leo Casanave still impacting kids after 50 years

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Old School Educator — Leo Casanave still impacting kids after 50 years

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – Leo Casanave doesn’t pretend he is a younger, cool version of the teachers today. While some educators might try to fit in with the younger

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Senior Celebration ready for 7th event on May 3

Senior Celebration ready for 7th event on May 3

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Senior Celebration ready for 7th event on May 3

SLIDELL – A team of graduates from the Leadership Northshore Class of 2011 will host the 7th annual Senior Spring Celebration on Wednesday, May 3 at the John Slidell gym, continuing an annual “thank

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Critical tax renewals to face voters

Critical tax renewals to face voters

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Critical tax renewals to face voters

SLIDELL – Voters will go to the polls this Saturday, April 29 to consider renewal of two sales taxes in St. Tammany Parish that fund the operations and maintenance of the Justice Center and

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Pinewood accepts offer to sell

Pinewood accepts offer to sell

Editor April 29, 2017 Comments Off on Pinewood accepts offer to sell

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The fate of Slidell’s oldest country club and golf course appears to be bright after the Pinewood Country Club Board of Directors voted on Monday

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Slidell Marina gets green light after five years

Slidell Marina gets green light after five years

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Slidell Marina gets green light after five years

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The wheels of progress certainly move slowly when government agencies are involved. But Tuesday’s groundbreaking for the Slidell Municipal Marina proves that they still do

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Chamber Business showcase set on April 27

Chamber Business showcase set on April 27

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Chamber Business showcase set on April 27

SLIDELL – Over 100 businesses are lined up again this year for the biggest business show annually in Slidell as the East St. Tammany Chamber Business and Community Showcase is just around the corner,

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Folsom Man shot to death, police continue investigation

Folsom Man shot to death, police continue investigation

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Folsom Man shot to death, police continue investigation

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   FOLSOM – St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office investigators are sorting through the details of a homicide this past weekend in Folsom that left one man dead after a

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Study rates efficiency of 22nd Court judges

Study rates efficiency of 22nd Court judges

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Study rates efficiency of 22nd Court judges

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – A St. Tammany Parish crime and prosecution report, conducted by the Metropolitan Crime Commission, concluded that felony cases in the 22nd Judicial Court are being

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Specialty courts showing great success

Specialty courts showing great success

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Specialty courts showing great success

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – When voters in St. Tammany Parish decide on April 29 about renewing a sales tax for the Justice Center operation they will also be deciding

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Life sentence in cruelty case

Life sentence in cruelty case

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Life sentence in cruelty case

SLIDELL—District Attorney Warren Montgomery reported that Larry Bickham, 60, of Slidell, was sentenced on Monday to life in prison for his involvement in drug manufacturing that led to his 17-month-old daughter ingesting cocaine and

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Passing the Torch

Passing the Torch

Editor April 21, 2017 Comments Off on Passing the Torch

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity organization may be losing a strong, committed leader with the announcement that Executive Director Debbie Crouch will retire

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‘Deputy of the Year’ takes saving lives in stride

‘Deputy of the Year’ takes saving lives in stride

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on ‘Deputy of the Year’ takes saving lives in stride

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – It’s hard to imagine what St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office Deputy Andre Ardeneaux Jr. could do for an encore in 2017. But then, the young officer

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Crime victims not being forgotten

Crime victims not being forgotten

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Crime victims not being forgotten

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – If you have never been the victim of a crime it is hard to appreciate the turmoil and ordeal those individuals face every day. Warren

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Crime survey looks good for parish law enforcement

Crime survey looks good for parish law enforcement

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Crime survey looks good for parish law enforcement

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – The first-ever St. Tammany criminal justice accountability study confirmed a lot about law enforcement in the parish that many have long been saying, without hard

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Mayor, chief, council also eligible for 2018 raises

Mayor, chief, council also eligible for 2018 raises

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Mayor, chief, council also eligible for 2018 raises

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – A recommendation to raise pay for a number of city employees is part of the 2018 fiscal year budget currently under review by City Council

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Reed gets 48 months, must pay back over $1.2 million

Reed gets 48 months, must pay back over $1.2 million

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Reed gets 48 months, must pay back over $1.2 million

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   NEW ORLEANS – Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that former St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter P. Reed and his son Steven P. Reed were

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Toddler dies after being struck by car

Toddler dies after being struck by car

Editor April 14, 2017 Comments Off on Toddler dies after being struck by car

SLIDELL – A 17-month-old girl was killed on Monday afternoon in a Slidell neighborhood when she ran into the street, St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Capt. Daniel Seuzeneau reported. Koreyanna Kirsh was playing outside

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Strecker may be laughing all the way to the bank

Strecker may be laughing all the way to the bank

Editor April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Strecker may be laughing all the way to the bank

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – For anyone who questioned Michael Strecker’s talent when he was moonlighting as a standup comedian for many years—the joke is on them. Strecker’s true lifelong

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Bring your valuables to Slidell Roadshow

Bring your valuables to Slidell Roadshow

Editor April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Bring your valuables to Slidell Roadshow

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau   SLIDELL – Remember that mysterious bag of coins or fascinating watch your parents or grandparents left to you? It’s time to dig it out of the attic

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Slidell man dies in crash

Slidell man dies in crash

Editor April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Slidell man dies in crash

SLIDELL – A Slidell man was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 10 near Slidell on Monday, Louisiana State Police reported. The victim was identified as Joseph Landon Brooks II, age 35, according

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